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No. 11 Cincinnati beats Marshall 72-56

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No. 11 Cincinnati beats Marshall 72-56

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Marshall's Dennis Tinnon, center, goes up for a rebound between Cincinnati's Jermaine Sanders, left, …

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- Cashmere Wright scored 14 points and No. 11 Cincinnati overcame an off game from top scorer Sean Kilpatrick to beat Marshall 72-56 on Saturday.

Cincinnati improved to 10-0 for the second time in three seasons and the 10th time in school history.

Kilpatrick tied his season low with 13 points on 5 of 15 shooting while Justin Jackson scored 10 for the Bearcats.

D.D. Scarver and Elijah Pittman scored 20 points apiece for Marshall (6-5).

Cincinnati broke open a tight game with a 13-4 run midway through the second half. Kilpatrick overcame a poor first half to score nine points over the final eight minutes.

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